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Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Assistant - 3rd Shift in Mobile, Alabama

LabCorp is seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Mobile, AL. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.

The schedule for this position will be:

Monday - Friday, 10:30pm - 7:00am;

Rotating weekends

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive and sort clinical lab specimens

  • Introduce and prepare biological specimens to the laboratory to ensure accurate processing

  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing

  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted

  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system for tracking purposes

  • Meet key production metrics and quality measures to ensure timely and accurate results

  • Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas

  • Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities when required

  • Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples

  • Resolve and document any problem specimens

  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste

  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures

  • Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessary

  • Scan and/or data entry of specimen and patient information

  • Ensure all lab equipment is working properly and perform minor instrumentation maintenance

  • Troubleshoot any specimen related issues

  • Replenish test bench supplies as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Complete record logs and other administrative duties as requested

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure safety and quality standards

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience preferred

  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to pass a data entry test

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

  • Able to pass a standardized color blindness test

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens

If you're looking for a career with an industry leader that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Shift

3

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 10:30pm - 7:00am; Rotating weekends

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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